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A city park – an ideal place to relax.
Wait for me is a story about the relationship between mother and daughter in the late years of their lives, permanently separated by EU/Schengen border created after the Balkan wars, and their ways of dealing with inevitable departure or death of one of them. It's a story about generation that built the country I was born in and their successors, who executed it's transition into so called atom...
Hrvatska Dubica is a village not far from Zagreb, on the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Republika Srpska), on the very edge of the European Union. The place, which has never recovered from the war devastation of the 1990s, is practically extinct, left to itself and the dwindling number of the remaining inhabitants, who blame the war for the problems of their birthplace. Hrvatska Dubica, wh...
Horizon is an intimate story about the sea in the midst of an ecological crisis. In the collective imagination, the open sea and its isolated islands have always been a place of longing, contemplation, escape, even salvation. But, can these places still provide an escape in a time of global warming and pollution? This film essay, shot on the remotest and most isolated island in the Adriatic, ob...
The reality we live may not be the one we would choose. How, then, to accept this imposed fate?
2020, 51`
At a high school reunion, 15 years after graduation, former classmates tell anecdotes from those days. As the evening progresses, dish after dish, drink after drink, the conversations get increasingly open. However, one topic is awkwardly avoided. Only after alcohol starts to kick in do they find the courage to talk about the shocking letter they all received. The letter in which their classmat...
The place of abandoned views, nature and landscapes, the location in Lika near Perušić is initially the place of departure and return for Jelena. The consequences of people leaving that region for economic reasons, the need for education, progress, better future meant that the course of time cannot be stopped, a constant change and leaving the past behind. The created distance accentuated the a...
Martin is an old man without a home who found his place under the sun in the port of the former Torpedo factory. Right by the sea, in an abandoned concrete space, he settled down with some of his property. A painting, one fishing rod and his bicycle. He found the painting in a trash can, he takes out squid with the fishing rod from his - so to speak - living room, while plastic bottles hang fro...
"Monologue about Pula" is a short documentary-experimental film inspired by the cult film "Monologue about Split" directed by Ivan Martinac. The film lasts the same as "Monologue about Split", exactly 7 minutes and 21 seconds, uses the same music - Ravel's "Bolero" and the same ratio and length of individual sequences, and is edited entirely from film mat...
From my balcony, I observe a house on the green hill. Thinking about Da Vinci's camera obscure and the spot that, by the power of light, passes the current state of things in. I fantasize about all the instabilities which happen inside the chosen perception and I turn some of them into a film event.
A small coastal area has been destroyed by the presence of industrial facilities. The film follows the lives of people who are either fighting for their survival among the dangerous facilities or coexisting with them in harmony. Everyday scenes intertwine with different art performances, depicting the adjustment of people and animals to the degraded environment.
Thirteen years after the unexpected death of his once best friend, the filmmaker tries to reconstruct his late friend’s life and their friendship, using just the photographs and video material his friend shot back then.
2021, 20`
In the spring of 1992, multimedia artist Ivan Faktor, medic and Croatian volunteer Vlatko, and four more passengers leave war-struck Osijek to travel to Copenhagen in a renovated van. Faktor films the entire trip, the passengers on board, their appearance on TV, conversations about art and war, visits to friends, a meeting with his wife and son and the trip back. Faktor’s video diary is a portr...
Our short stories and memories.
To this small shift in one of many Microcosms, I willingly ingrave meaning using mythology. Mith as a metaphor, or as a means of destruction of every fright that might cross in.
A young woman revisits a seemingly insignificant argument with her former husband during the time of her pregnancy. Using elements of psychodrama, she steps into the role of her past self and struggles to access buried emotions caused by his abusiveness.
REA
2021, 11`
An intimate story about a divorce that took place in Split, the city from which the author hails. An analogy is made between the city of Split (Eng. to split – to separate) and a parting of the ways between two people.
The combination of old photographs, artificial memories and re-examination of feelings created by a lack of intergenerational communication results in the deconstruction of the pater familias.
Lucija dives into her parents' complicated relationship through the family's video archive.
A short hybrid documentary portraying the repetitious and claustrophobic job of a tobacco saleswoman through expressive form. Tobacco shops are an integral part of urban landscapes - yet the salespeople whose jobs are hard, strenuous and stressful remain almost invisible for the public. The film was inspired by an article about the working conditions of cashiers in small shops published by the...
After ten years of operation, the workers behind the ITAS factory takeover in Ivanec are struggling to survive the capitalist economy. This film paints a collective portrait of those who fight to protect their labour and the sacrifices they need to make along the way.
The Cove is a film shot in the locale of Slana Bay, which was the site of the first concentration camp in the Independent State of Croatia. Located on the island of Pag, in the Barbat area, since antiquity until the presentday, this space has been marked by the activity of nature and human beings, who ultimately shaped the radical landscape of Slana – through logging, excessive grazing, the con...
Construction of a razor-fence and arrival of illegal migrants to the Croatian-Slovenian border is starting to disturb peaceful coexistence of a small community and is starting to awaken spirits of the past.